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Society and culture in the Huguenot world, 1559-1685

Author: Raymond A Mentzer
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Repr., Digitally printed versionView all editions and formats

The Huguenots were a Protestant minority in France who fought for their beliefs in the later sixteenth century. This collection of essays explores the character and identity of the Huguenot movement  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond A Mentzer
ISBN: 0521037883 9780521037884 9780521773249 0521773245
OCLC Number: 699887664
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: XVII, 241 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: List of illustrations; List of tables; Notes on contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction: Etre protestant Raymond A. Mentzer and Andrew Spicer; 2. Preaching, printing, psalm-singing: the making and unmaking of the Reformed church in Lyon, 1550-1572 Timothy Watson; 3. Religious polemic and Huguenot self-perception and identity, 1554-1619 Luc Racaut; 4. Confessionalisation in France? Critical reflections and new evidence Philip Benedict; 5. Huguenot petitioning during the wars of religion Penny Roberts; 6. Informal networks in sixteenth-century French Protestantism Mark Greengrass; 7. The Edict of Nantes and its institutions Raymond A. Mentzer; 8. 'Speaking the King's language': the Huguenot magistrates of Castres and Pau Amanda Eurich; 9. The Huguenot academies: preparing for an uncertain future Karin Maag; 10. Huguenot poor relief and health care in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries Martin Dinges; 11. 'Qui est de Dieu, oit la parole de Dieu'; the Huguenots and their temples Andrew Spicer; 12. 'Ensevelir honnestement les corps': funeral corteges and Huguenot culture Bernard Roussel; 13. Huguenot militancy and the seventeenth-century wars of religion Alan James; 14. Epilogue Raymond A. Mentzer and Andrew Spicer; Index.
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